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Truman College Evacuated For Bomb Threat

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Students of Truman College stand across the street from the school after the building was evacuated due to a bomb threat on Oct. 31, 2011. (Photo courtesy: Steve Grzanich, WBBM)

Students of Truman College stand across the street from the school after the building was evacuated due to a bomb threat on Oct. 31, 2011. (Photo courtesy: Steve Grzanich, WBBM)

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Updated 10/31/11 – 5 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – Truman College, located on the city’s North Side, was evacuated for nearly two hours Monday afternoon after receiving a bomb threat.

The school, located at 1145 W. Wilson Av., was evacuated at about 1:15 p.m., according to a spokesperson for the City Colleges of Chicago.

Chicago Police Department and Fire Department crews searched the building, but did not find any threats. By shortly after 3 p.m., students and staff were allowed back inside.

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